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captions paid for by nbc-universal television all right. here we go! ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> great to see you! all right! >> oh, my gosh. whooo!
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>> whooo! thank you! >> whooo! >> all right. oh, my gosh. oh! wow. >> whoo! >> and thank you! >> wow. oh my -- >> wow. wow. >> now that -- >> whooo! >> all righty, then. hi, everybody! >> hi, you guys! >> welcome. >> okay. you guys, that incredible show that was just put on is called the junkanu. >> a way of life in the bahamas. you haven't lived until you've gotten lost in a junkanoo. we were back there for about five minutes. >> shaking our you know what. we don't want to brag because it's not nice to brag. >> it's rude.
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>> and unkind and not thoughtful. >> but we do know that in new york today it's 31 degrees. >> yeah. >> so sad. >> we heard it was snowing a little bit in new york. >> mm-hmm. >> it's gorgeous, about 81 degrees here. we are at the atlantis resort on paradise island in nassau, the bahamas. and we have been here since tuesday having the time of our lives. we really have. >> picture this. you can be in new york in 31-degree weather, 2 1/2 hours later, all right, you land in the bahamas. you're with the palm trees and the sand. it's such a difference. a lot of people think of the bahamas as nassau and a couple other islands. but there are 700 of them. >> hello. >> and what i didn't realize is that there are 50 international airports with their own customs and everything else. so people are flying into the bahamas from all over the world.
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guess how they're getting here? >> this is so bad. >> great. there has been a merger of two major airlines. it's on the cover of the bloomberg magazine. look at this. this is how they're getting here. >> we want you to look at it closely. >> let's get it on. ♪ let's get it on >> that's what it says. >> that's what we call the friendly skies. >> all right. you guys, we've had so much fun since we arrived here at the atlantis. so much fun. there are a lot of water activities. i know you guys who are from here and the ones visiting here -- >> water scares you. philosophically you don't like water. >> i don't like it because i am terrified. you know. okay. anyway, we decided to risk beauty and we snapped on these beautiful caps. >> yes. they told us they were beautiful. >> yeah. you know how you don't realize how hideously ugly you look until you look at the picture? look at that. anyway, we went down the mayan temple and had a good
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competition to see who won. we'll let you decide. it wasn't even close. >> look how ugly. by the way, that's a lot of fun. >> look at my hips. >> that's frightening. look a that. >> i don't know who won it. oh, it's obvious. >> not even close. >> you did. it was a blowout. here's the other thing we had fun with. we have kissed a lot of people in our lives. >> well, you have. yeah. you've had a much more illustrious kissing career than i have. >> you know what happened yesterday? we kissed a girl and we liked it. ♪ i kissed a girl and i liked it ♪ >> her name is sasha. >> and she was so cute. >> she's beautiful! oh, my gosh. you know, i used to bring our kids down here all the time when they were little to the bahamas, and they have been swimming with the dolphins a lot. but we had never done it. neither of us have done it before. boy, was that special. you'll see a little of that. >> and we swam with them, too,
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which is one of those things when you see other people do it, it looks fun but a little scary. >> they're so strong and powerful. >> they're like rocket ships. think put their nose on the heel of your foot and push you, propel you through the water. that's called sheer terror. it was such fun. one of those things you don't forget. how about the atlantis being so great to us? >> you guy, when we got here the first night, we went straight to work when we got here, shooting some of the stuff you'll see. that night they were very sneaky. >> very. >> they came to our gorgeous hotel suites and said we're going to be cleaning some windows so please, we're going to close the drapes for a little while. inside i'm thinking i want to look out on -- they go, no, no, no, we don't want anybody -- i was about to take a bath. i was, like, you're right. if anybody sees me naked they're dead. i let them close it. and then you go out on this gorgeous terrace and we look down and look what we saw.
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>> in candles, they spent three hours putting this together. hard to see. >> 300 candles in six hours. >> it says the cove loves kathie lee and hoda. when you open your blinds and see something like that, this place -- >> we're feeling the love. >> we're feeling the love big time. we also, you guys, we've been tasting your drinks. >> just because we don't want to be rude. >> we like to be kind. they have been crazy -- >> what, drink it again? >> i like you, lady! security! actually, we were at the tiki hut yesterday shooting and we'd been shooting all day long, right? >> yeah. >> they bring us over bahama mama. all right? we're thirsty. we're working. it's at least noon or something like that by then. i hear a lady from albany, new york, say, very loudly, wow, look at her slurp those things down! >> yeah. exactly. >> you are dead to me.
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she was right. she was right. >> you know how much i love you. i'm going to get those for you. >> the cards? >> yeah. >> maybe not. >> so here's the thing. here are some -- what did you do? >> i don't know. there's something there. anyway, keep talking. don't worry about me, hoda. i'm your slave. >> stop. we've got to show the crowd because we can't thank you enough. we had a bunch of tickets to come watch the show. we had no idea how quickly they would go. if you could show our crowd. we had more than 300 people who came at the crack of dawn. the tickets went in 14 minutes. now they tell me it's up to 400 with a waiting list. >> they came with signs. we are going to ring our cowbells. >> and we're going to shake and bake and -- what's the name of the band? >> it's called a rake and scrape. >> these three lovely people have flown in from a different -- >> can you guys play a little? >> play a little music for us.
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>> they're called rake and scrape because they just recorded something together. go ahead. ♪ >> basically, you pick up whatever's around and start making music out of it. and that's the way you feel in the bahamas. >> you really feel like you're in a great mood. these guys are terrific. we actually got on board yesterday, you guys, a little bit of a booze cruise. >> yes. >> have you ever been on the booze cruise here? >> yes. the bahamian queen i. we didn't want to do it but our tour was contractually obligated to gon the booze cruise. we went. >> we did. >> there were a lot of loving couples, a lot of people on their honeymoon. hoda and i are a loving couple. there was one particular lady that was alone. she was from oklahoma, and we were a little concerned about her. >> she had on a blue hat and she was totally -- >> over her straw hat. >> she was smashed. i mean, she was gone. but there she is.
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anyway, we want to show her because she was fun. she was dancing and letting it go. it just shows you, you know what, when you want to go have fun, there is a place to have fun and this is the spot. >> we just hope she made it back to her cruise ship okay. >> we do. i, hoda, get to pick a song every thursday. >> even in the bahamas? >> this is an island song. it puts me in a good mood instantly when i start hearing the words. it's laid back. it's by my good friend in my heart -- i don't even know him -- jimmy buffett. >> i'm toing to love it then. >> crank it! ♪ >> really loud. "margaritaville"? >> you got it. >> come on. ♪ watching the sun bake all of us covered with oil strumming my six string ♪
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♪ on my front porch swing ♪ >> all right, guys. >> okay. good one. good one, hoda. >> all right. we've got a great show coming up, you guys. we are going to get wet coming up. oh! we have to do those. >> what? >> those two -- we have to. >> we are going to blow a conk later in the show.
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what are you talking about? >> this is the aphrodisiac part of the conk. you know what it is? it's the aphrodisiac part of it. like sushi. ready? >> you're etting eating it. >> go. >> you promised. >> no! >> i'll do it if you do it. go.
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everywhere you look here it is water, water, water. we're surrounded by the ocean. couldn't be more beautiful. >> yeah. so we decided to get our feet wet. so this involves, as you may imagine, a booze cruise. >> hmm. >> looking forward to today. >> you like to fish. >> yes.
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we're going not just fishing. we're going deep-sea fishing. >> if we cash a fish, it will probably be a grouper. that's the big fish down here or out there. >> i want barracuda. >> barracuda. ♪ >> careful. >> thank you. hardest part's over. >> hoda did it! >> this is the part we don't like. >> la, la, la, la, la. >> so i don't like this. no, no, no, no. >> you're going to do the other one. >> we're not touching it. >> get the grouper! come on, baby! come here, fishy. come to mama. i don't like to wait for anything. ♪ tired of waiting tired of waiting for you ♪ >> fish on! >> what? whooo! >> we got work to do. >> come to me! come to mama!
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what did you get? >> mine's bigger. i can feel it. >> ew! >> ew. >> fess up. >> yeah. >> we had a little help. >> a little help. because we got bored waiting. >> so, mike, what did you do? >> pulled one out of the cooler. >> hoda woman, what? you ready for an adventure? does it involve getting my hair wet? >> yes. >> but it's going to be worth it. >> there's a cute guy involved. >> i'm in. >> and some slick creatures known as dolphins we're going to be swimming with. let's swim with the dolphins. >> i love my suit. >> oh, my gosh! [ dolphin noises ] ♪ i wouldn't have it any other way ♪ >> oh, my gosh! >> oh, my gosh!
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>> oh, he's pushing your foot. your foot. >> i didn't even know what that was. >> you know what, we've been meaning to dance. and we haven't danced yet since we've been in the bahamas. it's almost time. >> this is for the booze cruise. i'm up for it if you are, hoda. >> i'm ready. >> are we ready! ♪ until the sunlight ♪ dancing in the moonlight >> so this is called the mayan temple. and you've got to -- you have to go up a whole bunch of steps. but at the top, there is a challenger slide. two slides side by side. it's a contest to see who gets down there first. >> that's what i smell. i smell contest. >> isn't it true that the person
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that weighs the most usually goes the fastest. >> that's rude! >> protect at all costs. >> you look lovely. >> oh, my god. oh, okay. >> warm water. feels good. i think hoda's going to win not on style point, of course. i've got a lot on that. >> she has no chance to win in this competition. zero. i'm like a bullet. i'm like a bullet going down. >> i will get extra style points for this. and i will do that all the way down. >> let's go. >> okay. i'm ready. ♪ >> this is rich! >> good job, baby. awesome. >> it was legit.
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you really did win. >> the one who weighs the most did go down the fastest. we'll try not to blow this, but hoda and i are about to get lessons in how to blow a conch. >> i'm not saying anything. >> stick around. online dating services can get kind of expensive. so to save-money, i found a new way to get my profile out there. check me out. everybody says i've got a friendly disposition and they love my spinach dip. 5 foot ten. still doing a little exploring... on it. my sign is sagittarius, i'm into spanish cheese, my hairline is receding but i'm getting a weave. (falsetto chorus) getting a weave. who wants some ronald tonight!? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more.
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season of joy here in the bahamas. you can eat the conch or use the shell for another purpose. >> a crash course on learning to play. make it sing a little bit. this guy, you'd never know to look at him. i'm just telling you. he's a lecturer in musicology and all things music at the college in the bahamas. right? >> yes, ma'am. >> and you were the founding member of colors, the band we just heard, right? >> yes.
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>> you're a multifaceted guy. >> oh, i love being happy. the only way to be. >> hard to be serious with your hat on. >> professor. >> tell us about blowing the conch. >> well, the conch shell is a very old instrument. and we use it for communicating. at least in the early days. >> okay. >> you could sound the shell for different alarms, if you wanted people to get out of bed or time to go to church or arrival of a bride. >> different sounds it made for different occasions or the same hold conch shell sound? >> the same conch shell sound. we can make it do different sounds. >> let's hear it. >> what i'm going to do, i'm going to put this modified version of a conch shell down. these are the original right out of the water. >> this has been done for centuries. >> yes. >> show us what it sounds like. okay. ready? >> wow. >> so you blow it like you blow a trumpet kind of thing. >> yes. >> your lips are pursed. how come this one has a mouthpiece? >> i perform a jonkanoo.
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and it goes from like 2:00 in the morning until 10:00, 11:00 the next day. and the conch is actually a stone. it's rough on the lips. >> that's why it's a mouth piece. >> to to save your lips, you know, i've modified this and put a mouthpiece. i'm actually trombone player. >> so it came naturally to you. >> chris, will you show us how you do it? >> you can put your lips on that one. >> do your lips like -- >> and do you hold it like -- >> no, no, not so loose. you're too loose. >> i'm loose. i've been told that. >> okay. what else? >> into the mao piece. >> okay. let us do it. go. you go. >> there you go. >> wow! >> there you go! >> i lost my grip. >> i did, too. >> there you go. >> this is fun. do it.
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♪ o, say can you see >> hodie, we got another thing we got do. we got to go. all right. >> we have a lot coming up, you guys. sara haines takes a lap around the island.
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♪ welcome back to this very special edition of "today" here at the gorgeous atlantis resort on paradise island in nassau. >> loving it. >> in honor of our friend, bobbie thomas, we just want to say what a lovely pair of coconuts. >> hi, ladies. >> we did this instead of a drink. that's how much we love you. >> our style editor. everything but the bikini. >> let's face it, after your 20s, that's a function.
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you really have to pack what you're going to wear all day. we all claim to cover up some more. >> beautiful. >> what you have on is very cute. >> thank you. >> the lace and -- >> i love these crocheted pants. >> see through. >> these crochet pants are one of those things you see on the hanger and think you couldn't wear. this is the perfect place to wear them. >> let's talk about cover-ups. >> i am so excited. a producer from our show is bahamian. she helped me find the most beautiful bahama mamas and we have michelle, lisa, and lisa's mother, angela, all wearing cover-ups from echo design. what i love is this resource has become one of my favorites over the year because they start around $40. the most expensive is $140. but really affordable and everybody's personality. >> and they have to be washable. >> washable. >> easy care. >> light weight. look at the colors.
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michelle has the matching bag if you want to find accessories. >> fit everybody's coconuts so beautifully. one size fits all. >> lisa's could even be a dress at night. >> really pretty. you guys look great. thank you, ladies. >> that's fun about coverups. consider them the gown on the beach like the red carpet. >> glamorous. >> i like this next group because if you're lounging around, you grab for a pair of sweats and want to chill out. >> not today. >> you want to feel good and look good on vacation. i love the high-low skirt on andrea. everything in the sizes extra small to triple xl. only around $30. >> i love that. >> pair it with a knit top even though you think a sweater, but an open knit is comfortable. the set -- sorry. we have christy, who's gorgeous. she's got a cover-up on from dinas only $39 and $35 for a white linen pant. everybody should invest in that. >> is that turquoise or white? >> you know, right from the beach all of them can go to lunch or shopping.
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>> they might get arrested. >> thank you so much. >> thanks, guys. >> thank you, ladies. >> you want to be able to have one outfit that will take you from the morning to the night so you don't have to pack multiple things. >> you want the versatility. donna and alycia are great examples of day-to-night dresses. donna, a swim coach and a great yogi, has a fantastic shape. you can go looser in the day. she has a belt that comes with the dress. i'm going to help her out. if you belt the silhouette it looks more polished for evening. and alycia is like the secret peekaboo cover-up. during the day, it opens up, but at night, you let it hang like a dress and with the jewelry, you're ready to go to drink. >> what is the price? >> very affordable. $70 for the dress approximately and then this is ribina, again, about $70-ish dollars. double duty. all the prices are on our website, i have to thank all of these
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ridge natural bahama mamas. >> thank you, everybody. >> come on out. >> bobbie, nice job. we'll see you tomorrow, too. >> and later for a little drinky poo by the pool. >> of course we will. >> coming up next, we'll seal the deal with our animal segment. >> uh-oh. >> sea lions. allegedly. you go next if you had a hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible with a hoveround. tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor and founder of hoveround. when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free hoveround information kit that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no cost to me." breaking news...when you call today, we'll include a free hoveround collapsible grabber with the purchase of your power chair. it reaches, it grabs, it's collapsible and it's portable. it goes wherever you go. get it free while supplies last.
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whooo! >> we are back here live in the bahamas. it's time for today's "call of the wild." >> this interesting creature i actually met years ago when you showed my son cody at the atlantis the stingray experience. >> that's right. >> now he's become the curator. excuse me. good for you. i knew you'd go far. >> great looking in your little tank because this starfish, by the way, was over here and made its way there. tell us about the starfish. >> it has two feet. that's why it can walk along the bottom.
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>> are you kidding? >> if you look real close, you can see these little things sticking out, that's the two feet. that's how he walks along the bottom. like little suction cups on the end. they can climb on the walls. >> they don't have a brain, right? >> they don't have a brain. >> why do they exist? >> why do we exist? >> i dated a few guys with no brain and i wondered the same thing. but i wonder what god had in mind when he made the starfish. >> they're the cleaners of the ocean. they clean the bottom of the ocean. keeps everything in balance. >> can they eat something outside of their bodies? >> they push the stomach outside of their bodies and digest the food externally. >> this is the cucumber. >> yes. >> tell us about this guy. >> he does like you. >> he can't hear you. >> can you touch it? >> you can be gentle. >> i don't know. what do you think? >> it's related to the starfish, in the same group of animals. >> like peat moss. >> they have a unique thing they do to protect themselves against predators. >> i'm scared. what do they do?
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>> they can expel bits of their intestines out of their posterior part. >> they need to see a doctor. >> all right. that's the sea urchin. >> that's the sea urchin. another relative of the starfish. >> that is a delicacy in japan but here not a food stuff. >> no. we don't eat sea urchins. >> take us to this mini shark. >> as adults they can get up to agent eight to ten feet. the record has been 14 feet long. from that little thing, you can get up to a 14-foot shark. >> dangerously close to the posterior of the cucumber. does he know what could happen to him? >> thank you, sweetie. >> thank you very much. >> we are going to shift gears because we have a sea lion in the house. with him is russell morgan. >> hi, russell. >> hello, ladies. how are you? >> hi. how are you? >> say hello. >> hello. >> so a sea lion, russell, and a seal. completely different? >> not completely different. they are very closely related.
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five major differences between the two. easiest way to tell the difference is the ears. see the ears? see those? >> i thought this was a skin snag. >> i have those, too. that's an ear. okay. >> more fish! >> yes, she does. there are four other differences. the way she walks. see walks around on land very, very easily. >> wow. >> a seal can't do that. they move like this. >> that's crazy. >> showing off that he's better than a seal. >> she doesn't like to show off like that. >> she doesn't. >> what other tricks does she do? >> she can dance. >> can she? >> yeah. >> play some music? >> yeah. got some music going? >> some music, please! >> ready? ♪ >> oh, my gosh. >> yeah! >> very cool. >> wow.
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>> whoa. we did not want to see that. >> how do you like that? >> that is talent. >> oh, my gosh. >> good. >> how long can she be out of water before she needs to get back in? >> these animals need the water for two different things, one, the food they eat, obviously with a big fish. but also for body temperature regulation. days like today where it's not too hot -- >> 81. >> 81. not too hot for her. she could stay out of the water for weeks on end. >> she could take a booze cruise. >> whoa. >> she could. >> could you? you want to? >> russell, thank you very much. >> thank you, guys. bye! >> sara is taking a tour of the islands. that's when we come back. >> there are 700 of them. i'm meteorologist chris warren with your weather channel forecast to get you through the
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day. we are watching a system that's going to move through and eventually bring some snow to portions of the great lakes. this does include chicago and portions of northern indiana. things could be messy by the time we end up with our evening commute. still looking like a nice day in the northeast. but change is on the way for you, as well. this is a look at where we're going to see the coolest temperatures. 20s and teens for the daytime high temperatures today. so we have some cold spots. still mild in the south. another system moving into the pacific northwest. some lake-effect snow going on for both peninsulas of michigan and then the northeast on saturday. it's going to be overnight friday into saturday. new york to boston, we could be talking about accumulating snow. right now it looks like boston is going to get more snow than new york. maybe a few inches in new york, but stay with us on the weather
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channel, we'll continue to update you as we get closer to saturday. on saturday for daytime highs, teens and 20s for a huge portion of the maybes. sunday, a chance of rain and snow in the rockies, even the far southern portion of texas and extreme southern portion of florida. lingering snow showers off the lakes in the northeast. another system moving through the heartland bringing snow and rain and then on tuesday, we're going to be dealing with a little bit of rain and snow throughout portions of the southeast. once again, moving into the four corners region and a chance for some mild air to move back into place for minneapolis and chicago with highs back above the freezing mark. chance for rain also from oklahoma to texas. remember, always "wake up with al" every weekday on the weather channel. 2:30 in the afternoon, a lot to do, and you've hit the wall.
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we are having an absolute ball here at atlantis. but the bahamas are so much more. in fact, there are 700 islands more. >> and guess who went on a little plane over the last couple days and managed to island hop around? >> our little sister sara? >> our little sister sara. take a look. >> i begin my exploration of the bahamas in andro, a little piece of tranquility. my first stop, learning to make the national fabric of the bahamas. >> i made a special design for you. put it in the wax. >> one, two, three. take it out. oh, that was good. a few more wax stamps and the fabric is ready to be dyed. >> that's how it looks. >> it looks pretty, huh? >> andros is also dotted with blue holes, vertical underwater
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caves. here goes nothing. like this one called captain bill's. what an adrenaline rush. next up, touring the abacos, touring the island chain that's a paradise for boaters. there i made a visit to the historic lighthouse, which has served as a beacon for sailors since 1864. this is the best view, like, maybe ever. >> see that piece of breaking water right there? >> yeah. >> that's the reef that this lighthouse is to protect people from running up on. there are no other lighthouses that are kerosene lit and hand wound in the entire world. >> like a lantern. a big -- >> big coleman lantern. >> daddy lantern. >> yes. >> from there to turtle key, a festive little island. i guess i got hair and makeup for this shoot. inside miss emily's blue bar,
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owner violet smith showed me how to shake up their famous cocktail. my mother created the smash. no, no, no. it's a secret. >> a little coconut rum, pineapple juice and a few mystery ingredients later. >> shake well. do it like your mom. you take it and you just move it. >> whoa. >> move it. >> whoa. >> how is this for my own little piece of paradise? i landed in the middle of the bahamas in the exumas which consist of 365 islands. most of them are uninhabited. here, visitors can take in a gorgeous round of golf at the sandals emerald reef golf club.
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how easy do you think that was, 18 to 20? >> a 4. i think you parred it. >> par. that's my final answer. my next adventure at big major key, you have to see to believe. swimming pigs. oh, my gosh! look at his little tail! >> no one's sure how it started but i think some locals put them here so they could visit. >> okey-dokey. and we got a special glimpse at the newest members of the beach club. that was so cool. those pigs were -- whoa. my trip would not be complete without hitting the beach party chat n chill. >> boaters and wanderers from all over the world show up and enjoy the bells. >> the centerpiece of the festivities, a sign post created by customers from around the
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globe. >> i feel like there's something missing. >> really? >> i do. i do. >> a "today" sign. wonderful! >> it has been so much fun island hopping but really exhausting. just another day at the office. >> we're modeling the fabric. >> yeah. we want the pigs to be here. >> yesterday we were swimming with the dolphins instead of the pigs. >> up next, we are going to play beach volleyball with some olympic hopefuls. >> yes.
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well, our time here in the bahamas wouldn't be complete without hitting the beach and we're here. >> we're very excited because the gentlemen playing behind us are members of the bahamas national beach volleyball team and they have high hopes of going to the olympics this summer. for the first time ever. >> definitely. it would be a big accomplishment for the bahamas and these guys. >> but first you've got nicaragua in your way. >> next week we go to nicaragua and we play the central american countries. >> of course you do. >> we have to win that round in order to qualify. >> who's your biggest competition in the caribbean besides us? >> right now it's trinidad. we play trinidad in the first and second round. >> and? >> we won the first round in trinidad, but unfortunately we lost to them, we came second.
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>> you learn their weaknesses playing them first. >> exactly. >> i know it's not an easy sport to learn because beach volleyball is tough, difficult. >> unlike indoor, only two man aside so you have a lot to execute in order to be competitive. >> and harder because of the sand. you can't bounce in the sand. >> we can bounce anywhere. >> i can see that. >> that's your motivation. we're going three-on-three? is that how ice going to work? >> that's fine. pick a side and let's go to work. >> i'm going over here. >> hi, guys. hi, guys. we're ready! >> hi! how are you? hi, sweetie. we're ready. where should i stand? here? show me where to stand. >> have you ever played volleyball? >> no. >> i want to be opposite klg. i'm opposite you. let's go. >> ready? >> all right. do it.
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>> get it! get it! >> hoda! >> get it over! >> come on, kathie. >> i'm sorry. i thought it was yours. sorry. i should have gone for that. >> we got it. >> that won't happen again. >> right here. i dare you. so sad. >> does that count? >> not really. no. >> well -- >> ready? >> oh, oh. oh. >> come on. >> oh, yeah. >> nice touch. >> good, hoda! >> oh, crap! >> come on, hoda. i got it. >> way to go! >> oh! >> good try. >> thanks, guys!
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>> we're huffing and puffing. >> we'll be back tomorrow. we have so much other great stuff. it's going to be a blast. we might get in a little trouble tonight we get to tell you about tomorrow. have a great thursday. -- captions by vitac -- >> announcer: from the hilbert circle theater in indianapolis, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television


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